ST JOHN'S PRIORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1217172
Date first listed:
12-Oct-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
20-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
ST JOHN'S PRIORY, POLING STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST JOHN'S PRIORY, POLING STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
West Sussex
District:
Arun (District Authority)
Parish:
Poling
National Grid Reference:
TQ 04664 05690

Details

TQ 00 NW POLING POLING STREET 9/181 12.10.54 St John's Priory (formerly listed as Fairplace Farmhouse incorporating remains of St John's Priory)

I

At one time called Fairplace Farmhouse. A Preceptory or Commandery of the Knights Hospitallers of St John of Jerusalem was founded here in C12. In 1541 it was suppressed and the buildings granted to Arundel College, which was itself suppressed in 1546. The surviving buildings consist of the C13 Chapel adapted into a dwelling in the C16 and altered about 1830. It is built of stone rubble, flints and red brick with some timber-framing exposed at the back. Four stone buttresses to the front. Horsham slab roof. Casement windows in deep reveals. Pointed stone doorway with archivolt and dripstone. 2 storeys, 4 windows. The east wall has flanking buttresses and a blocked pointed window. To the west is an extension of 2 window bays in red brick dating from about 1830.

Listing NGR: TQ0465905693

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
298030
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Mar 2002
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